34 superior quality IB Higher Level / Standard Level Economics PPTs. 16:9 ratio to fit beautifully with modern screen ratios, but will easily adjust to other screen dimensions. Packed full of diagrams, examples and easy-to-understand explanations.
- introduce economics as a social science, and the social scientific method (with step-by-step worked examples)... important foundation work for students beginning an economics course.
- clearly and cogently explain that economists must use the ceteris paribus assumption when developing economic models.
- distinguish between positive and normative economics.
- introduce the factors of production and the rewards to them of participating in the economy.
- explain that scarcity exists because factors of production are finite and wants are infinite.
- explain that economics studies the ways in which resources are allocated to meet needs and wants.
- use excellent worked numerical examples and diagrams to illustrate specialisation and the gains from trade, and production possibilities (including movements along and shifts in the PPF).
Can be easily complemented with any standard A Level (e.g. Anderton), IB (e.g. Tragakes) or AP (e.g. Krugman) texts for effective delivery of the unit.
Tried and tested in various learning environments (including non-native users of English) with strong results in terms of student understanding.